Frederick “Fred” Hyatt, 76, of Newport, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at home surrounded by family.

Frederick “Fred” Hyatt, 76, of Newport, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at home surrounded by family.

A native of Carteret County, he worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed NASCAR and his motorcycle and was a member of the NRA.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Munden Funeral Home with Pastor Will Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Bayview Cemetery in Morehead City.

He survived by one daughter, Catherine McCormack of New Bern; one son, David Hyatt of Newport; three brothers, Jerry Hyatt, Cecil Hyatt and Neal Hyatt; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 today at Munden Funeral Home in Morehead City.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Association of American Veterans, NAAV, Inc., P.O. Box 6865, Washington, DC 20020-0565.